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Recently Acquired by La Quinta, the 260 room La Quinta Inn & Suites –
Little Rock Downtown Getting $4 million Facelift
DALLAS (Oct. 11, 2006) – The La Quinta Inn & Suites – Little Rock Downtown located at 617 South Broadway will undergo a major renovation beginning this month.  La Quinta purchased the 260-room hotel, formerly a Clarion, in May and plans to spend more than $4 million on the project with an estimated completion date of March 2007.  The purchase of this hotel is part of La Quinta’s corporate growth strategy to increase market share and brand presence in key strategic markets.  

The exterior and interior areas of the hotel will be updated including guestrooms, lobby, meeting space and public areas.  The hotel will add 26 new suites to its inventory bringing the total number of suites in the hotel to 48.  In addition, all guestrooms will be given a new décor package including bedspreads, linens, shower curtains and showerheads.  Pillow-top mattresses and microfridges will also be added to all king rooms and suites.

The La Quinta Inn & Suites–Little Rock Downtown is conveniently located seven miles from the Little Rock National Airport and less than a mile from the State Capitol, Clinton Presidential Library, Robinson Convention Center, Statehouse Convention Center and other area attractions.  It offers popular amenities such as free high-speed Internet access, complimentary continental breakfast, an onsite business and fitness center, 5,500 square feet of meeting space for up to 300 people and complimentary airport shuttle.  

“We are pleased to offer our guests exceptional service and value whether they are traveling for business or for pleasure,” said Larry Monday, general manager of the La Quinta Inn & Suites–Little Rock Downtown.  “Our staff is committed to providing guests with a comfortable night’s stay at an affordable price.”

Additional guest services found at all La Quinta hotels include free unlimited local calls,  free stays for children under 18 in their parent’s room and a 100-percent satisfaction guarantee.

 The La Quinta Inn & Suites–Little Rock Downtown will participate in the Returns loyalty program that offers a variety of special benefits and the ability to earn points for every dollar spent at La Quinta hotels. Points can be redeemed for free nights and other great rewards, including airline miles/credits. Guests can enroll at, the front desk of any La Quinta hotel or by calling 1-800-642-4258.

About La Quinta
LQ Management L.L.C. is one of the largest operators of limited-service hotels in the United States.  Based in Dallas, Texas, the Company operates and provides franchise services to more than 500 hotels in 41 states and Canada under the La Quinta Inns® and La Quinta Inn & Suites® brands.  For reservations or more information about La Quinta, please visit




LQ Management L.L.C.

Also See: La Quinta Openes 31 Hotels in the First Half of 2006; 24 Franchised and 7 Corporate Properties / August 2006
The La Quinta 2005 Inn of the Year Awarded to Albuquerque West and Tampa South / April 2006

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